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Watercress and Green Pea Soup

By bearnaise (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
A soup that can be eaten hot or cold


  • A pound of peas fresh or frozen
  • 85g bag watercress
  • A pint of vegetable stock
  • nutmeg
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • cream
  • seasalt and fine white pepper


  • STEP 1
    Cook the peas first
  • STEP 2
    Put the peas and watercress with a small amount of the stock in the food processor and whizz
  • STEP 3
    Put the peas and watercress mix in a saucepan and add the rest of the ingredients seasoning for taste
  • STEP 4
    Heat gently and then before serving add the cream, again the amount to your taste
  • STEP 5
    Keep tasting until it tastes how you want it to be. Do not add too much watercress - it is a bitter strong flavoured herb and could overpower the delicate taste of the peas
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